Folk Bands and Artists
The FOS Brothers are Dave and Sam McCrory from East Belfast, N.Ireland joined with Rom Dobbs and Pete Bingham on drum and bass. Together they create a unique soundscape of acoustic music heavily influenced by their Irish roots. They Have been performing for over 25 years at Festivals, Arts Centres and venues in the UK and abroad.
March 2017 saw the release of their new CD ´Clear Again´ featuring many guest musicians who have worked with the band over the years (Sarah Jory, Ted Duggan, Leon Hunt and Jon strong) The CD was mastered by Simon Heyworth who is noted as co-producer of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells. and many King Crimson Albums.
FOS Brothers will be performing as a 4 piece band during 2018 as budget allows but will continue with duo and trio performances when requested.
The line up is :
Sam McCrory - Vocals, Guitar
Dave McCrory - Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Bass
Rom Dobbs - Drums, percussion, samples and loops
Pete Bingham - Bass
Growing up in Belfast in the 70´s the FOS brothers fuse an eclectic mix of Floydie, Genesis, Horslips with trad Irish sensibilities, into something really different. Add drums, samples and percussion to soaring guitars and you have an act that will entrance any Festival or Art Centre audience.
(Alan Bacon NPR)
Bucolic folk has a psychedelic head-fit (Ritz Acoustic Club)
A stirring fusion of original and traditional songs on hypnotic acoustic guitars to 21st century dance grooves. (Steve Knightley – Show of Hands)
Genre: Folk / Rock,Irish Trad Folk,Psychedelic folk